The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 with meeting called to order at 7:00PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson-Supervisor P
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson Excused
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented and or corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:

1. RBS Inc $250.00pd
2. RL Parsons Inc $404.60pd
3. MAGNA 5 $263.63pd
4. JB Supply $141.12pd
5. Public Goods Pool $220.00pd
6. Humana Health Care Plans $82.26pd
7. RICOH USA $72.87pd
8. Quill Corporation $134.53pd
9. National Grid $135.89pd
10. Constellation Newenergy Inc $109.72pd
11.RICOH USA $17.80pd
12. Otsego Telephone Inc $615.00pd
13. William T Ryan Associates $747.08pd
14. Bassett Healthcare $37,621.40pd

1. Sue Miller Historian $370.00pd
2.Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $$300.00pd
3. American Legion Post 1360 $560.00pd
4. Cherry Valley Library $10,200.00pd
5. Cherry Valley Historical Association $10,200.00pd
6. Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary $150.00pd
7. Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club $300.00pd
8. Cherry Valley Fire Department Co. 1 $300.00pd

9. Silver and Gold Seniors $100.00pd
10. Roseboom Area Senior Citizens $100.00pd
11. Lyman and James Johnson $2,400.00pd
12 Artworks $2,050.00pd
13 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp. $3,600.00pd
14. Gates Cole Associates $28,211.27pd
15. Town Tax Collector $70.00pd
16. American Wholesalers $102.85pd
17. Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $39.00pd
18. RL Parsons Inc $2,982.64pd
19. The Daily Star $318.52pd
20. Spectrum Enterprises $74.95pd
21. Magna 5 $420.81pd
22. US Postal Service $170.00pd
23. Thomas Garretson $21.42pd
24. Deb Whiteman $600.00pd
25. Cintas Corporation #121 $358.00pd
26. Cherry Valley Springfield Central School $1,500.00pd
27. National Grid $445.22pd
28. NYS Retirement System $14,585.00pd
29. Constellation Newenergy Inc $241.22pd
30. Excellus BC/BS $622.07pd
31. Otsego Electric Cooperative $75.00pd
32. Hummel’s Office Plus $49.07pd
33. Casella Waste Services $61.34pd
34. Verizon $104.61pd
35. Mary Beth Flint $13.41pd
36. United Healthcare $16.22pd
37.Otsego County Magistrates Association $80.00pd
38. William T, Ryan Associates $1659.51pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (285-292)
Item 4 (61-69)

Councilperson VanDerWerker made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Johnson seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of OCT $8,724.83

• Thank You card received from the Cherry Valley Memorial Library
• Thank You card received from The Roseboom Area Seniors Club
• Primary Elections will be June 25

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Every weekend in Feb and March is rented out.
• Pre-school play group started last Tuesday


• Town Budgets and salaries info passed out to the Board for surrounding Townships in Otsego County

Town Planning Board:
• Julie Barown, Chairperson, informed the board of 2 candidates interested in being appointed to the Town Planning Board. They are Lisa Hershey and Karen Walker. Motion to appoint Lisa Hershey and Karen Walker to the Town Planning Board is made by Councilperson Cornwell 2nd Councilperson Johnson 4 yes 0 no motion carried.

• Town and Village Board Minutes and info- www.cherryvalleyny.us
• Village Mayor/Trustee-Update

Highway Department:
• New Truck should be ready in September or October

• Dave Bliss County Rep is present at tonight’s meeting and gave an update on County issues.

Resolution 2019-2 Audit of Town Justice Court Records and Dockets

Motion to accept Resolution 2019-2 made by Councilperson Johnson and 2nd Councilperson VanDerWerker Roll call Vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes and Councilperson Cornwell-yes. 4 yes 0 no.

Public Questions, Comments and Concerns:
Karen Sullivan, Planning and solid waste Director for Otsego County and Karey Foster from Casella’s Waste presented packets of information regarding recycling costs for the County and how this affects each Town in Otsego County. Karen’s goal is decreasing contaminated recyclables and re-educate people to clean all of their recyclables. Also asking the Town to come up with a plan to make certain the recyclable site is monitored during the day and during the open areas. Discussed locking the bins during off hours.

Karen also presented Hazardous Mitigation info.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Johnson
There being no further business meeting adjourned at 8:02PM.

*Next Town Board meeting has been moved to Thursday March 21, 2019

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.